How To Backup and Restore Mozilla Firefox Bookmarks?

Mozilla Firefox Bookmarks

If you are using Mozilla Firefox as your default web browser. You must be using several bookmarks in it. Do you know how to backup or restore Mozilla Firefox bookmarks? Doing backup of your bookmarks is very important. In such kind of situations, you may reset your browser. By doing the reset, you will lose all of your bookmarked websites. Then if you have a back of it, you can easily restore them. In this post you will see how you can backup or restore mozilla firefox bookmarks easily:

Manual Backup of Mozilla Firefox Bookmarks

If you want to restore Mozilla Firefox bookmarks, make sure you have backed up your Firefox bookmarks. Check out the steps below to manual backup your Firefox bookmarks:

Step 1. Click on the Bookmarks button and select Show All Bookmarks. It will open the Library window at your screen. Alternatively, use keyboard hotkeys “Ctrl+Shift+B” to open bookmark manager.

Step 2. Now, in the Library window, click the Import and Backup button and then select Backup.

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Step 3. A new screen that opens, now need to choose a location to save the file, which is named by default as bookmarks-“date”.json. According to me; The desktop is a good place, but if you want you may choose any place that is easy to remember you will work.

Step 4. Save the bookmarks json file. The Bookmarks backup filename window will close and then you can close the Library window. This is the easiest way to back up your Mozilla Firefox bookmarks.

Restoring Bookmarks of Mozilla Firefox From Backup

Step 1. Click on the Bookmarks button and select Show All Bookmarks. It will open the Library window at your screen or use keyboard hotkeys “Ctrl+Shift+B” to open bookmark manager.

Step 2. Now, in the Library window, click the Import and Backup button and then select restore.

restore mozilla firefox bookmarksStep 3. Select the backup from which you want to restore. You have two options as below:

  • The dated entries are automatic backups. You may choose any.
  • Choose File… let you restore from a manual backup as you saved earlier.

Step 4. After choosing a backup, your bookmarks from that file will be restored. Close the Library window and check, you can see all of your bookmarks that you have just restored.

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